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The Undoing's Noma Dumezweni Joins 'Little Mermaid' in a New Role!

The Undoing's Noma Dumezweni Joins 'Little Mermaid' in a New Role!

Actress Noma Dumezweni, who is well known for her work on HBO’s recent hit The Undoing, has joined the cast of The Little Mermaid movie, Deadline reports.

Interestingly enough, the role that Noma will be playing is a brand new role that is new to the universe! While Noma‘s casting has been revealed as a new character, no other details were made available. Stay tuned as we find out more about the mystery role!

The live action version of the film, which stars Halle Bailey as Ariel, is being directed by Rob Marshall, and features songs from the original film as well as new songs from composer Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Be sure to check out the entire cast of the upcoming live action Little Mermaid right here if you missed it!

Noma is also very well known for originating the role of Hermione Granger in the West End and Broadway runs of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child. Her portrayal earned her a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play.

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